India Gate, which is built by British
You can travel by memorable mountaintrain...
...and see traditional dance of India.
Town of Shimla
We visit at Dalai Lama's hometown...
...and in teaplantation.
Cultural and Himalaya Tour to India
Delhi - Jaipur - Agra - Shimla - Palampur - Dharamshala
Unforgettable combination trip;
Exotic golden triangle, Himalaya's breathtakingly beatiful mountain town Shimla, and Dharamsala (Mcleod Gunj), The city of Dalai Lama. Departures three times a week.
day 1. Helsinki
Departure from Helsinki-Vantaa to Frankfurt, a connection flight with Air India to Delhi.
day 2. Delhi
Arrival in the morning to Delhi, transportation to the hotel. A sightseeing tour in New Delhi in the afternoon;
A visit to Emperor Humayum's grave memorial from the 15 th century, which is said to have inspired emperor Shah Jahan to build Taj Mahal. Also a visit to Connaught Place, Lakshimi Narayan temple etc.
day 3. Delhi - Jaipur
In the morning a sightseeing tour in Old Delhi, which highpoint is taking a stroll in lively and exotic residential and store block. A visit in Mahatma Gandh's grave memorial in Raj Ghat. 250 kms long car trip to Jaipur through India's countryside in the afternoon. Accommodation in a hotel.
day 4. Jaipur
Jaipur is the capital of Rajasthan. The city was called the pink city because Maharaja ordered all the buildings to be painted in pink.
In the morning a visit in Amber's fort, which is located in the former capital. You will ride up to this fort on elephant's back like Maharaja. In the afternoon a visit to Maharaja's current palace in the centre of the town. You will see the observatorium from the
17 th century where you can set your digital watch into the right time.
day 5. Jaipur - Agra
Resting in the morning. Departure to Agra (235 kms) in the afternoon. Along the tour a visit in Fatehpuri Sikri, a fort town build by emperor Akbar which is one of the best kept mogulstyle buildings. The town was abanded only 16 years later after it was built because of water damages. Accommodation in a hotel.
day 6. Agra
A visit in the morning in Taj Mahal, the most beautiful building in the world. A visit in a marble workshop and the afternoon could be spend sunbating and swimming.
day 7. Agra - Kalka
In the afternoon to Delhi by car, a night train to Kalka.
day 8. Kalka - Shimla
Arrival in the morning to Kalka, with "a toytrain" to Shimla. Accommodation in a hotel.
day 9. Shimla
Freetime, getting to know the town.
day 10. Shimla - Joginder Nagar
Through naturally beatiful mountain range and villages. The night will be spend in a Tourist Bungalow.
day 11.-12. Palampur
In the morning to Palampur, accommodation in a hotel. A visit in a teaplantasium in the afternoon.
day 13. Palampur - Dharamshala
To Dharamshala in the morning, accommodation in a hotel. A visit in a Tibetan center, in Mcleod Gunji. If you are lucky Your excellency Dalai Lama is present.
day 14. Dharamshala - Delhi
To Pathankot in the afternoon, a night train to Delhi.
day 15. Helsinki
Arrival to Delhi in the morning. Transportation to the airport, a flight to Frankfurt and a connection flight to Helsinki.